LONG, Michael

Lieutenant (Temporary Captain) (later Honorary Captain)
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Temporary Captain Michael Long was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations to cross the Garigliano river on the night of 29/30 December 1943. This was known as Operation Partridge [1][2].
  • 10 November 1964 (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders T.A.) having attained the age limit ceased to belong to the T.A. Reserve of Officers retaining his rank of Honorary Captain [3].
[1] London Gazette 36497, page 2044.
[2] National Archives file WO373/5/47.
[3] London Gazette 43483, page 9505.
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